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Tag Archives: Judges

Jury duty – worth a day’s work?

Parade Magazine had an interesting notebook item recently about jury duty. (And no, unfortunately, Howard Huge didn’t jump into a jury box thinking it was some sort of play space.) The story reports many jurisdictions are experiencing an increase in ...

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Hot stove league reaches courtroom

There was a pause toward the end of yesterday’s pre-trial hearing in Parkton residents’ lawsuit alleging groundwater contamination from a neighborhood gas station. Judge J. Norris Byrnes broke the silence with a comment. “I want to know if we signed ...

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18th judge update

I wrote about the newest appointments to the Baltimore County Circuit Court bench in today’s paper. Once S. Ann Brobst and John J. Nagle III are seated, the county will have 17 circuit court judges. The county is still due ...

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People’s Court verdict – Happy Birthday!

We don’t typically give birthday shout-outs in this space, but I think one is deserved for a man who has done more to expose Americans to the legal system than perhaps anyone else alive. I am, of course, referring to ...

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Monday law blog round-up

Happy Monday! Gregory Kane weighs in on alleged child-killer Dante Parrish, whom the Maryland Innocence Project helped free last year in an unrelated case. In other Parrish news, Peter Hermann’s a got a letter from the teacher of Parrish’s alleged ...

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Calling Balls and Strikes in Age of the Internet

The Ravens got the job done this weekend, defeating the previously undefeated Denver Broncos 30-7 before a reported 71,000+ fans at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday. Having listened to the comments of some of the players and having read the initial recaps of the game, though, this season's ongoing frustration with the refereeing continues.

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